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    Sale 1974

    Indian & Southeast Asian Art

    21 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 552

    A gray schist relief of a Bodhisattva

    GANDHARA, 2ND/3RD CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A gray schist relief of a Bodhisattva
    Gandhara, 2nd/3rd Century
    Well-carved with his robe elegantly draped across his left shoulder, wearing multiple necklaces and armlets, his face with crisply delineated features, moustache and hair arranged in a looped topknot, backed by a round nimbus with lotus petal border, with encrustion adhearing overall
    26¾ in. (67.8 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    RenéJaquerod, Züich
    Acquired by the present owner in June 1955


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION